South Dakota Park List

North Wheeler Recreation Area

This small, quiet park is a great get-away for those seeking to relax. With lake access between Pease Creek and Platte Creek, visitors can spend their days on the water and their night relaxing in the campground. North Wheeler provides excellent opportunities for fishing. Two picnic tables along the ...

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Northbrook Park

Northbrook Park is located at the northeast corner of Medary Avenue and Highway 14 Bypass intersection. This park contains the Douglas Chittick Community Gardens, the University Plains Go-Kart Track, and the Big Sioux Bowmen Archery Range. ...

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Northridge Park

This city park is 5.7 ...

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Northwest Park

Have a great time at this park! Some of the amenities include: Disc golf course, Picnic shelter, Playground area, ...

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Oahe Dam Lake Oahe

Oahe Dam, SD takes its name from the Oahe Indian Mission established among the Lakota Sioux Indians in 1874. Lake Oahe's 230-mile long lake runs from Pierre, South Dakota to near Bismarck North Dakota, and the surrounding area is rich in historic sites--fort, trading posts, and Lewis and Clark ...

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Oahe Downstream Recreation Area

Oahe Downstream Recreation Area's three campgrounds and access to the water give visitors a variety of recreational opportunities, including boating and hiking Lake Oahe is one of the largest constructed reservoirs in the United States, measuring 231 miles and connecting the capital cities of South Dakota and North Dakota.. ...

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Oak View Park

Have a great time at this park! Some of the amenities include: Native Plant ...

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Oakwood Lakes State Park

This park is nestled among eight connecting glacial lakes, and it provides a never-ending variety of activities throughout the year, from hiking and swimming in the summer, to ice fishing and cross-country skiing in the winter. Shaded campgrounds and picnic areas complement the Oakwood Lakes State Park's excellent swimming ...

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Okobojo Point Recreation Area 

Okobojo Point Recreation Area is a park full of scenic rolling hills, wide expanses of prairie, and one of the most outstanding vistas along the Missouri River, all awaiting those who love the outdoors. Visitors can spend a day, a weekend, or a week relaxing in this quiet, scenic ...

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Oxbow Park

Have a great time at this park! Some of the amenities include: Bike ...

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Pactola Reservoir

Pactola Reservoir is located 15 miles west of Rapid City. It is the largest and deepest reservoir in the Black Hills, boasting 14 miles of shoreline and 150 foot depths on 800 acres of water. The Bureau of Reclamation manages the dam and water. Record lake trout are caught ...

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Palisades State Park

Unusual terrain and a colorful past make Palisades State Park one of the most unique areas in South Dakota. Split Rock Creek, which flows through the park, is lined with Sioux quartzite formations varying from shelves several feet above the water to 50-foot vertical cliffs. Scenic overlooks and rushing ...

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Parkview Recreation Complex

Parkview Recreation Complex, located at 4221 Parkview Drive is a 27 acre park that is home to the Rapid City Girls ASA Softball Program. It contains four lighted youth softball fields, a family leisure pool and off street ...

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Pasley Park

Have a great time at this park! Some of the amenities include: Accessible Restrooms, Accessible Picnic Shelters with Electrical, Accessible Playgrounds, League Baseball Fields, Bike Trail Access ...

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Patton-Young Park

This city park is 7.0 ...

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Pease Creek Recreation Area

With almost 600 acres to explore and easy access to the Missouri River's Lake Francis Case for great fishing, Pease Creek Recreation Area has become a popular day use and camping park. The wooded terrain provides for both shaded campsites and hiking opportunities on the bluffs above Lake Francis ...

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Pelican Lake Recreation Area

Nestled among a grove of conifer trees, campers can enjoy the shade while still being close to the sandy beach, prairie trails, and the boat dock at Pelican Lake Recreation Area. Naturalists enjoy the migrating birds and vast numbers of prairie grasses and wildflowers. Winter enthusiasts appreciate the park's ...

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Pelican View Park

Have a great time at this park! Some of the amenities include: Ballfield, Basketball Court, Picnic, ...

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Perry Nature Area

The Perry Nature Area encompasses 23 acres of diverse ecosystems, including woodlands, upland grasslands and riparian areas, and is home to a wide variety of native plants and numerous species of ...

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Peter Norbeck Scenic Byway

Named for South Dakota's former governor and U.S. Senator, the Peter Norbeck Scenic Byway offers 70 miles of outstanding sights including Mount Rushmore, the Needles Highway, Iron Mountain Road, and Custer State Park. Visitors may spot mountain goats, bison, deer, elk, bighorn sheep, and turkey. Favorite spots along the Byway ...

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Pheasant Nest Park

Pheasant Nest Park is an undeveloped park along 12th Street South and 7th Avenue South. The northern area of the park may serve as a future drainage detention area. The southern portion of the park could include a small tot playground with the remainder of the park ...

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Phillips Avenue Plaza

Have a great time at this park! Some of the amenities include: Nordic Ski Trails, ...

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Pickerel Lake Recreation Area

Noted for its cool, spring-fed waters, Pickerel Lake is one of the deepest natural lakes in the state. The 955-acre lake bears an American Indian name that translates to "where you spear long fish." Glaciers created the lake and shaped the surrounding landscape. Excursion boats were a common sight ...

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Pierre Municipal Outdoor Pool

The Pierre Municipal Outdoor Pool is open to the public from June to August. Daily fees are $1 per child, per session, and $1.50 per adult, per session. A limited variety of concessions will be available at the municipal pool for this ...

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Pierson Ranch Recreation Area

Pierson Ranch Recreation Area opened in 1959 and is the oldest campground in the area. It was the first campground to be constructed after Gavins Point Dam was completed. Because the park is located right between two other popular South Dakota recreation areas, Chief White Crane and Lewis and ...

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Pioneer Park

This city park is 1.2 ...

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Pioneer Park

Pioneer Park, known for the location of the Brookings Summer Arts Festival, serves a variety of events and activities. The park consists of a bandshell, sand volleyball court, basketball court, playground equipment, multi-purpose field, picnic shelter, picnic tables, benches, and restroom facilities. Internal access is provided with ...

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Pioneer Plaza

Have a great time at this park! Some of the amenities include: Nordic Ski ...

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Platinum Valley

Have a great time at this park! Some of the amenities include: Accessible Picnic Shelters with Electrical, Accessible ...

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Platte Creek Recreation Area

Fishing and water recreation draw visitors to Platte Creek Recreation Area to enjoy Lake Francis Case on the Missouri River. Visitors to Platte Creek enjoy natural features similar to those at Snake Creek Recreation Area, but from a quieter campground. The earliest maps refer to this stream as Fish ...

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